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Cable

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(1):

(v. t. & i.) To telegraph by a submarine cable

(2):

(n.) A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; - called also cable molding.

(3):

(n.) A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.

(4):

(n.) A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.

(5):

(v. t.) To fasten with a cable.

(6):

(v. t.) To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Cable'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/c/cable.html. 1828.

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